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Melissa Ellen Hough

Melissa Ellen Hough, curator, museum director. Member American Association Museum, National Association Corporation Art Managers (advisory board 1990-1997), Museum Council Greater Delaware Valley (program chair 1987-1991), Fireman's Hall Museum (executive board member, vice president 1994-1999), Slate Belt Heritage Center (collection committee chair since 1999), 1885 Club, Phi Alpha Theta.

Background

  • Hough, Melissa Ellen was born on July 24, 1951 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of William Howard Hough and Charlotte Dolores DeHaven.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Beaver College, 1973. Master of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1980.

    Career

    • Assistant curator INA Corporation Museum, Philadelphia, 1980-1982. Curator CIGNA Museum and Art Collection, 1982-1984, chief curator, director, since 1984.

    Works

    • Editor: The Centennial Book, 1975. Author (exhibition catalogues) CIGNA Museum Exhibition Catalogues, 1981-1991. Curator, author (exhibit and catalogue) Ships and the Sea, 1988.

      Editor/contbg, author The 125th Anniversary Book, 2000.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Member American Association Museum, National Association Corporation Art Managers (advisory board 1990-1997), Museum Council Greater Delaware Valley (program chair 1987-1991), Fireman's Hall Museum (executive board member, vice president 1994-1999), Slate Belt Heritage Center (collection committee chair since 1999), 1885 Club, Phi Alpha Theta.

    Connections

    • father: William Howard Hough
    • mother: Charlotte Dolores DeHaven
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    Born July 24, 1951
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Beaver College
    • 1980
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1980 - 1982
      Assistant, curator INA Corporation Museum
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1982 - 1984
      curator CIGNA Museum and Art Collection